Service Schedule...

Charles Harry Brauks

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016
Time: 4 to 8 pm

Visitation Location:
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri

Date: Friday, August 26, 2016
Time: 10:30 am

Service Location:
Owensville Christian Church

Immaculate Conception Cemetery

Owensville Christian Church
Family's Choice

Charles Harry Brauks of Owensville, departed this life on Monday, August 22, 2016 at Gasconade Manor in Owensville. He had reached the age of 82 years and one month.

Charles was born July 22, 1934 in Jefferson City, MO , a son of the late Harry and Lena (Iven) Brauks. Charles was united in marriage on June 19, 1954 to JoAnn Mohesky at Immaculate Conception Church in Owensville. Charles worked as a machinist at Laclede Christy and in his early years at Pea Ridge Mine outside of Sullivan, MO. Charles was a member of Owensville Christian Church, Loyal Order of Moose, Masonic Lodge, and the Owensville Gun Club. Charles enjoyed hunting, spending time at the farm, and especially visiting with family and friends. He owned property with a group of friends called the POETS. Charles served his country in the United States Army and was buried with full military honors.

He was preceded in death by his son; David Charles Brauks and grandson; Christopher Bohl, his brother; Robert Brauks and sister; Mary Lou Herman.

His survivors include his wife, JoAnn Brauks, his two daughters; Rhonda Bohl and husband Jeff of Rosebud and Vicki Brandt and husband Jeff of Owensville, four grandchildren; Kyle Brandt and wife Diana of Owensville, Amber Linhardt and husband Mike of Lake St. Louis, Katie Rogers and husband Cody of Owensville, and Leah Bohl of St. Louis, and seven great-grandchildren; Kaley Brandt, Celeste Brandt, Derek Brandt, Grayson Linhardt, Brynlee Linhardt, Avery Rogers and Penny Rogers.

Funeral services will be Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Owensville Christian Church with Rev. Nick Geisert officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, August 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery in Owensville. Memorials may be given to Owensville Christian Church or family's choice.